What is the objective of the project?

The project seeks to support the prevention of bullying and peer violence in schools in Serbia and strengthen safe school environment based on European standards and practices.

What are the key results?

1.    Education policy makers, institutions and professionals apply in practice the existing policy framework to prevent bullying and peer violence in schools

2.    Teachers and educational staff apply new knowledge and professional competences that better contribute to safe school environments

Who benefits from the project?

  • The Ministry of Education, the Institute for Improvement of Education, the Institute for Education Quality and Evaluation and other education institutions
  • Primary and secondary schools in Serbia including teachers and school management, students, parents and their communities


How this will be achieved?

  • National assessments on the wellbeing of students, cyberbullying and other forms of violence to identify key areas for intervention
  • Policy recommendations to improve safe school environments through a participatory process involving major education stakeholders
  • Policy roadmaps outlining short-term, mid-term, and long-term actions to prevent bullying and peer violence in schools
  • Existing Council of Europe resources, tools and methodologies on preventing bullying and cyberbullying and peer violence tailored to the Serbian context and put in practice in the by relevant education institutions and professionals 

Project information

The project is implemented by the Council of Europe and funded by Germany. The project is implemented in co-operation with the Ministry of Education from January 2024 to December 2025.

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